Activity / Wellness Leader in Williamsville, NY
Heathwood Assisted Living at Williamsville Posted: 2021-04-07
Williamsville, NY 14221
Wellness Leader team members contribute to the health and well-being of residents by conducting enjoyable recreation programs. The Wellness team members assist with the development and implementation of the daily and monthly wellness programs with oversight by the Wellness Manager for the benefit of the health and well-being of residents by providing therapeutic and social programming to meet their physical and emotional needs.
Ability to verbally communicate well with residents, families, and staff members.
Ability to read and understand task assignments, ability to report verbally and provide written documentation as required.
Display of genuine concern for the elderly; a dependable, patient and compassionate attitude towards residents. Demeanor always respectful of residents' rights and wishes.
Ability to cooperate and maintain respectful treatment with others. Sense of responsibility, maturity, diplomacy, and ability to work well with residents, families, and other staff members.
Demonstrated willingness to uphold the vision and mission of the company.
Ability to perform assigned tasks based on Heathwood Core Values and to a high degree of excellence and cleanliness.
Experience and Skills:
Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent required, minimum Associates Degree or equivalent preferred.
Experience with dementia population desired.
Valid New York Drivers License and clean driving record required.
Ability to inspire and motivate others, create a warm and accepting climate for residents and be able to adapt and modify activities to meet their needs required.
Certification by an approved basic training program in home health aide services approved by the Department of Health and possess written evidence of such certification desired.